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Glenroy Station Indigenous Land Use Agreements

Date: 25 July 2017
Sub Category:Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act)
Place:The Extract from the National Native Title Tribunal' Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements describes the area covered by this ILUA as about 546 sq km, approximately 90 km northeast of Fitzroy Crossing. Annexure A of the ILUA describes the ILUA area as the portion of the Glenroy pastoral lease that falls within the Bunuba People #2 Part A native title determination. For more details see Annexure A attached below under documents. The area is within the jurisdiction of the Derby/West Kimberley Shire Council.
State/Country:Western Australia, Australia
Legal Status: Registered with the National Native Title Tribunal (NNTT) on the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements on 25 July 2017. This is an authorised body corporate agreement under the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth).
Legal Reference: National Native Tribunal File No: WI2016/022
Subject Matter:Access | Native Title | Pastoral Activities
Summary Information:

This is an agreement made under the provisions of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth) between Mount House Station Pty Ltd and the Bunuba Dawangarri Aboriginal Corporation Registered Aboriginal Corporation (RNTBC).

The  ILUA provides consent to the Banuba People's access to the ILUA area and for the pastoralists use of the area.

The Native Title Registered Body is Kimberley Land Council Aboriginal Corporation.

Detailed Information:


The ILUA commences, and is binding, when signed by both parties. The commencement date is not specifieed in the Extract. It will comence as an ILUA, and in relation to the agreed future acts upon its registraion, 25 July 2017.


The ILUA will terminate automatically if the pastoral lease comes to an end without any renewal, or if terminated accoring to clause 8 of the ILUA. The details of clause 8 are not included in the Extract. It may also be terminated by the written mutual agreement of the parties.


At the request of either of the parties, the ILUA will be subject to review by Mount House Station, the Banuba Dawangarri Aboriginal Corporation and the Banuba People every two years.

Native Title Provisions:

Future act provisions

The Extract notes that there are no statements within the ILUA of the kind mentioned in ss 24EB(1) or 24EBA(1) or (4) of the Native Title Act 1993 (Cth), and so the consequences set out under these sections are not triggered. This means that the ILUA does not: provide consent for the doing of any acts by non-native title parties; affect the right of the native title parties to negotiate with non-native title parties proposing to undertake a future act; nor validate any previous future acts.

Native Title in the ILUA Area

The ILUA area is within the native title determination Brooking on behalf of the Bunuba People (Bunuba #2) v State of Western Australia [2015] FCA 1481 (FCA file no.: WAD94/2012, NNTT file no.: WCD2015/009).

Related Entries

  • Brooking on behalf of the Bunuba People (Bunuba #2) v State of Western Australia [2015] FCA 1481
  • Organisation
  • State of Western Australia
  • Shire of Derby-West Kimberley
  • Mount House Station Pty Ltd - Signatory
  • Bunuba Dawangarri Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC - Signatory
  • National Native Title Tribunal
  • Kimberley Land Council Aboriginal Corporation
  • Legislation
  • Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)
  • Native Title Amendment Act 1998 (Cth)

  • Documents

    National Native Title Tribunal Extract from the Register of Indigenous Land Use Agreements for WI2016/022 as at 17/06/2020 (Glenroy Station ILUA) - ( PDF | PDF | PDF)


    Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) (Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)) (Australia) | Future Act Agreement (Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)) (Australia) | Native Title (Australia)

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